Resources

Our mission is to make you as mentally tough and healthy as possible so that you can live the life you truly want. To do this, we extend the education beyond our online university by linking you to premiere non-profit organizations that can provide further information, assistance and services for neurological related issues.

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National Alliance on Mental Illness

Building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness

With over 1,000 centers across the United States, NAMI is one of the premiere resources in America for education, support, and direction regarding pretty much all mental disorders. They have many different therapists, trainers, speakers, group sessions, and counseling opportunities offered for free to the public to help people cope with anything ranging from anger issues, to daily stress, to sever paranoia. This organization is run mostly by volunteers who have either overcome a mental disorder, or have had someone close to them that they assisted first hand. Even if they aren’t able to handle your particular issue, they have a massive directory of professionals in the field and will take the time to understand your needs and find who will be most suitable for you.

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Raising awareness, funding scientific research and providing resources and aid to those affected by suicide

Led by CEO Robert Gebbia and headquartered in New York, and with a public policy office in Washington, D.C., AFSP has local chapters in all 50 states with programs and events nationwide. AFSP celebrates 30 years of service to the suicide prevention movement. AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through support, and education.

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American Alliance for Healthy Sleep

Improving the lives of patients with all sleep disorders

AAHS is a relatively new organization with a big mission to partner patients and providers to 1) Engage policymakers and the public to enhance understanding of and care for all sleep disorders, 2) provide support services for patients with sleep disorders, and 3) promote healthy sleep in all populations. If you are looking to get connected with the right resources for better sleep, then check out their site.

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American Sleep Association

Increasing awareness about the importance of sleep and the dangers of sleep disorders

ASA was founded in 2002 by sleep professionals as a member-driven public awareness effort. ASA believes that every member of the community (physician, scientist, allied health care, technologist, patient, family member, and corporate partner) can make a positive impact in this effort. ASA is not a medical society. Over the past decade, the ASA has helped to educate millions of people on the importance of sleep health and the recognition of sleep disorders.

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National Coalition for Sexual Health

Sexual health is a core element of our overall health and well-being

The National Coalition for Sexual Health is promoting awareness and acceptance of sexual health as a core element of overall health and well-being across the lifespan, encouraging and normalizing open dialogue about sexual health between partners, parents and children, healthcare providers and patients, and within communities, and empowering individuals to protect and enhance their own personal sexual health and well-being, while respecting the health and decisions of others.

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Mental Health America

Promoting the overall mental health of all Americans

Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and to promoting the overall mental health of all Americans. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, integrated care, services, and supports for those who need it, with recovery as the goal. Much of our current work is guided by the Before Stage 4 (B4Stage4) philosophy – that mental health conditions should be treated long before they reach the most critical points in the disease process.

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Suicide Prevention Voices of Education

Saving lives by preventing suicide through education

SAVE was one of the nation’s first organizations dedicated to the prevention of suicide. Our work is based on the foundation and belief that suicide is preventable and everyone has a role to play in preventing suicide. Through raising public awareness, educating communities, and equipping every person with the right tools, we know we can SAVE lives.

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American Academy for Sleep Medicine

Achieving optimal health through better sleep

The AASM improves sleep health and promotes high quality, patient-centered care through advocacy, education, strategic research, and practice standards. Established in 1975 as the Association of Sleep Disorders Centers, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) is the only professional society dedicated exclusively to the medical subspecialty of sleep medicine. As the leading voice in the sleep field, the AASM sets standards and promotes excellence in sleep medicine health care, education, and research. The AASM has a combined membership of 10,000 accredited member sleep centers and individual members, including physicians, scientists, and other health care professionals.

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American Sexual Health Association

Creating a healthier society by making sexual health education accessible for all

ASHA believes that all people have the right to the information and services that will help them to have optimum sexual health. ASHA has a 100 year history of delivering the facts, the support, and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, join support groups, and get access to in-depth information about sexually transmitted infections and sexual health.

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National Sleep Foundation

Improving health and well-being through sleep education and advocacy

Founded in 1990 by the leaders in sleep medicine, NSF is the trusted resource for sleep science, healthy sleep habits, and sleep disorders to medical professionals, patients and the public. NSF is a great resource for information as to how to get a better sleep with a newsletter for helpful tips to a better nights sleep and a healthier lifestyle.

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Mind Your Mind

Co-creating interactive tools and innovative educational resources to build capacity and resilience

Working alongside young people, every actor in the system has the potential to make meaningful change in how we conceptualize and ensure the mental well-being of the youth. mindyourmind impacts systems change by increasing the capacity of young people to reach out, get help and give help through the use of technology, engagement and research-informed innovation. MindYourMind is a Canada based organization, but their online library and tool set make them a valuable asset for anyone in the world to find helpful resources of information about mental health and wellness.

You're already healthy?

Why do you need to learn about mental health resources? Keep in mind that a lot of what these organizations do is provide information to keep people healthy and well. All their educational resources are free and we encourage everyone to take a look and understand what resources are available should you or someone you care about need them one day.

Have an issue you would like to resolve?

These organizations are very welcoming and we have personally visited a few of their centers. They are very welcoming and have seen everything, so please don’t feel ashamed in any way going to ask them for help. Their services are always free, and if they can’t help you, they will refer you to someone who can.

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